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Aphrodite: Herakles' Erdenfahrt

Spitteler, Carl

Published by Gebr. Fretz, Zurich, 1948
Condition: vg Hardcover
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1/850. Sm. folio. 51,1pp. Tan paper-covered boards with brown lettering to cover and spine. Minor scuffing and discoloration to boards. Fore-and bottom page edges untrimmed. "Dieser 13. Züricherdruck erschien im Frühjahr 1948 als letzter Gruss des zu früh verstorbenen Hans Fretz junior. Er selbst wünschte als Inhalt zwei Kapitel aus Carl Sittelers Olympischen Frühling und als Schrift die neue Diethelm-Antiqua, die hier das erste Mal in einem Buch Verwendung findet. Der künstlerische Leiter unserer Firma, Walter Diethelm, hat diese Antiqua entworfen: ausgeführt wurde sie von der Haas'schen Schriftgiesserei in Münchenstein. Satz und Druck besorgte die Offizin Gebr. Fretz A.G. in Zürich. Der Text wurde mit Erlaubnis des Artemis-Verlages Zürich dem Band II der "Gesammelten Werke Carl Spittelers" entnommen. Die einmalige numerierte Auflage von 850 Exemplaren ist für die Geschäftsfreunde der Firma Gebr. Fretz A.G. bestimmt und erscheint nicht im Buchhandel". Text in German. In very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 14445

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Title: Aphrodite: Herakles' Erdenfahrt

Publisher: Gebr. Fretz, Zurich

Publication Date: 1948

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: vg

Edition: Limited edition.

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